During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail —such as hospital bed positioning—is critical to patient outcomes.
A large international clinical trial has shed new light on the effectiveness of current hospital protocols for managing blood pressure in stroke patients.
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a protein released by neurons while the brain is recovering from a stroke.
The only drug currently approved for treatment of stroke's crippling effects shows promise, when administered as a nasal spray, to help heal similar damage in less severe forms of traumatic brain injury.
At the first sign of a stroke, time is of the essence. For every minute of delay in treatment, people typically lose almost two million brain cells. Yet a new study presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress reveals that those ...